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Even as Western New York faces job losses resulting from COVID-19, the prospects for data and tech-enabled jobs are strong. This is why the WNY Tech Skills Initiative — a coalition of local business, civic, government, and tech leaders — has joined forces to invest in you. Take the first steps toward learning new skills in high-growth career tracks such as data analysis, software engineering, or related technology roles through this exclusive FREE training opportunity at General Assembly (GA).

GA’s virtual programs are 
free for Western New York residents who qualify and register through this site. Eligible candidates must be residents of Western New York (Niagara, Erie, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, or Allegany county).

Through this program, you will have access to self-paced or live instruction courses designed to teach you in-demand technical skills. For most classes, you do not need tech experience to participate. Upon training completion, you will have the opportunity to take advantage of career coaching and networking resources to maximize the chances of connecting with potential job opportunities as soon as possible.

Begin your journey today, and apply for this exciting opportunity now!

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The Need for Technology Talent

General Assembly transforms careers and companies through leading-edge programs in software engineering, data, design, digital marketing, and more. Our team has worked with hundreds of companies around the world — including more than 40 of the Fortune 500 — to upskill, reskill, and revolutionize their teams. With more than 21,000 corporate employees trained and 70,000 alumni from our full- and part-time programs, our solutions provide immediate and proven impact on the job.

About General Assembly

1. Sign Up
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CONTINUE TO ENROLLMENT” to submit your information and register.

How It Works

3. Complete Your Registration
Please follow the instructions provided by your GA team member to complete the registration process and access the course.

2. Expect a Response
Within 24–72 hours, you should receive an email or phone call from a GA team member to help with the registration process and/or provide more information on the course options.

4. Begin the Course
Start your learning journey with one of our self-paced virtual classes! Most of our self-paced courses can be accessed by mobile device or laptop, but you will need an internet connection.

Reskill for High-Growth Technical Careers in Western New York - for FREE!

Western New York needs local talent like you to learn new skills and embark on a high-growth technical career!



Please fill out this form to join this program:

Members of the WNY Tech Skills Initiative

5. Finish the course and update your resume!
Showcase your new skills in an updated resume or LinkedIn profile, and look for new hiring opportunities in the WNY region.

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